Easily one of my favorite pieces and stories. This is my grandfather’s b-17 bomber plane from the 47th air squadron. It is a true story that they used to drop hearts from their airplane made out of whatever they could make them from with the message written on them “WE COULD BOMB THIS IF WE WANTED TO…LOVE, AMERICA.”
The art card that comes with this piece explains WHY this fascinating ritual took place.
ALL originals come on rare dictionary pages from between 1940 and 1943.